4 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

4 days in Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip planner

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Make it your trip
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Turku
— 1 night
Drive
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Helsinki
— 2 nights
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Turku

— 1 night
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island, explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then get advice or help at Turku City Library.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Turku road trip planner.

Riga, Latvia to Turku is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Riga in December since evenings lows in Turku dip to -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 23 — 24:

Helsinki

— 2 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Kids will enjoy Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Senate Square. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki road trip planning app.

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26: